Pinning Down Pinup History: The Origins of Pinup Pt. 1

Pinning Down Pinup History: The Origins of Pinup Pinup Photography is such a fascinating style of art. It’s unique in its evolution, as it marks western cultures ever changing views of sexuality, sensuality, and womanhood. Each version of it shows how society changed politically and culturally. Because of how vast, and multi-faceted this history is,…

Permission to…Grow…?

Happy belated Thanksgiving! How was the start to everyone's holiday season?? I know I filled up on a ton of delicious food, and a great time with family and friends! I'm sure you have seen the changes to my website? As well as notice my absence since August. Though I haven't been actively blogging I've…

Permission to Pose…Interview with Ms. Emily Doll (Aka The Vintage Doll)

Note From the Author: When I first got started in Pinup/Boudoir a friend of mine suggested that I start following Emily Doll; from the second I saw her page I fell in love with her work, and positivity around helping other's build up their dreams. Now, fast-forward four or so years, I finally garnered enough…

Permission to Pose…Highlights of the Summer

As you know I haven't been posting as much due to health reason, however, that doesn't mean I am not working hard behind the scenes. I have some exciting posts for July and August. Here's what's to come: Interview with the Vintage Doll aka Emily Doll Alice in Wonderland Photoshoot Posing Tips Basic DSL Camera…

Permission to Pose…Cultivating Your Inner Goddess

"I do not have time for that" is a phrase I have heard from my friends in regards to self-care and self-love; no matter who I am talking to about this subject there seems to be a stigma about women loving their bodies, taking care of themselves, or putting their needs and desires first. I…

Permission to Pose… A Note on Self-Care

For the past few weeks I haven't been posting much. Now, I could say it's because I have been really busy, however that would only be a partial truth, and I pride myself with being nothing but truthful to my followers. A couple of years ago I was in a car accident. I was rear…

Permission to Pose…How Young is Too Young?

These days it isn't uncommon to see girls as young as 14,15, and 16 overtly sexualized. Whether it be in movies, tv shows, or advertising, it seems as if young girls are inundated with this idea that they must emanate sex appeal 24/7. With the use of social media and ever evolving technology it seems…